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How are painful lumps on the calf bone treated ?

I have a hard painful lump on my calf bone its been there for a long time but it just recently started hurting also I have occasional swelling and paincon the right side of my neck I went to the er already because it hurt so bad but the doctor didn t know what it was or if he did he didn t tell me...I m reeally worried because ive also recently developed frequent migrains but nobody will take me to the hospital and I m worried that I m going to die and nobodys going to know what s wrong with me
Asked On : Sat, 14 Apr 2012
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Hello.

Thanks for writing to us.
A hard painful lump on the calf could be a muscle mass, a lipoma, an abscess or due to deep vein thrombosis. A physical examination is necessary for proper diagnosis and initiation of treatment. Meanwhile for symptomatic relief you can do a hot fomentation and keep your foot elevated while resting.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.

Regards,

Dr. Rakhi Tayal
drrakhitayal@gmail.com
Answered: Sat, 14 Apr 2012
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